A family business can be a great asset that provides steady and
dependable income for your family, especially in a time when other jobs
are scarce. However, going into it with a poor understanding of the
legal aspects of running the business could cause a big problems for you
and your family down the road.
Now that the Jumpstart Our Business Startups, or JOBS, Act has passed
the U.S. Congress, it doesn't mean it's the solution to the country's
unemployment and economic problems, said an executive on Wall Street.
The legislation, which passed the House March 27, 2012, is a great
start, but more is needed.
During an interview on CBS This Morning, Oprah Winfrey said if she ever
wrote a book about OWN, it would have a title of 101 Mistakes. What was Oprah's most devastating error? Oprah confessed to her co-host,
Charlie Rose, and her best friend, Gayle King, that she launched OWN
"when we really weren't ready to launch."
United States President Barack Obama emphatically stated that he was
confident his administration's health care law will be upheld by the
Supreme Court. On Monday, the president used unusually blunt language to
challenge the Supreme Court to uphold the pivotal health care reform
legislation, suggesting that if the Supreme Court were to overturn the
law, it would be an "unprecedented" and "extraordinary step" of judicial
As the country, and the world, has become more connected, the fact is
that we are truly becoming a multi-cultural society. Through the ease of
communication and travel, and as minority groups have begun to grow in
numbers, the old notions and tactics of general-market advertising
agencies have become less relevant by the day. Unfortunately, it seems
as though no one has given these agencies the memo.
New and small businesses face serious challenges in getting unsecured
business lines of credit. In many cases, these are challenges that are
impossible to overcome. Most lenders want to secure all business assets
for loans or credit lines.
For businesses, LinkedIn is an excellent networking tool that can be
used to maximize sales opportunities and to reach out to new,
prospective and existing clients. LinkedIn has a number of features
available to connect people based on interests, skills and connections
so you can appropriately target your client base and save money on
ineffective advertising campaigns.
A newly published economic index shows the prospects of the franchise
industry improving. During the past half year, the tide against
franchises has reversed, suggesting that good times await millions of
prospective franchise owners.